Texas cop dies in wreck caused by cow
Corporal David Slaton is survivied by his wife and son
Duty Death: David Ralph Slaton - [Highway Patrol, Texas]
By PoliceOne Staff
MONTAGUE COUNTY, Texas — Corporal David Slaton was killed in a vehicle accident in Montague County when his patrol car struck a cow that had wandered into the roadway.
After striking the cow on U.S. 81, his patrol car veered into the path of an oncoming semi, causing a second collision.
Corporal Slaton had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for 36 years. He is survived by his wife and son.
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